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Rumble in the jungle was defining moment of boxer's career and made him a cult hero on the continent. The above excerpts from the book, more than a hero: muhammad ali's life lessons through his daughter's eyes were published on this website on the. World heavyweight boxing champion muhammad ali, left, faces up to ken norton , one of the two men ever to defeat all on thursday, june 5, 1976 at new. Hand in hand telethon | will smith quotes hero muhammad ali and encourages service wednesday, september 13, 2017 service to others it the rent you pay.
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